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Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933. Louis Evan Shipman papers, circa 1859-1933: PRELIMINARY BOX LIST.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: 2009M-94
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933.
Title: Louis Evan Shipman papers
Date(s): 1859-1933
Quantity: 15 collection (11 boxes, 3 cartons)
Language of materials: English.
Abstract: Preliminary box list only for literary and personal papers of American playwright and author Louis Evan Shipman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2009M-94. Purchased with funds from the Frank E. Chase Bequest and Bayard Livingston Kilgour and Kate Gray Kilgour Fund; received: 2010 February 24.

Processing Information:

Accessioned by: Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

RESTRICTED: Collection is unprocessed. Access to collection requires permission of curator.
This collection is not housed at the Houghton Library but is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Biographical / Historical

Louis Evan Shipman was a playwright and author. He attended Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University and Harvard University.


Arrangement is by rough box list and materials are not fully sorted. Readers should note that when fully processed, the order of materials may change.

Scope and Contents

Includes play scripts, novels and shorter works, correspondence, photographs, drawings, clippings, and printed books and magazines.


This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. See access restrictions below for information.

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